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outbreak, sweeping across the midwest and southeast, leaving a trail of destruction in indiana, ken tucky and ohio, killing at least 27 people. the death toll could continue to rise throughout the night as we receive updates from local authorities. some of the worst damage is in southern indiana. the violent weather there killing at least 13 people. one local sheriff is urging everyone to exercise extreme caution. >> there has been a state of emergency declared here in clark county. so if you are on the roads and you are just gawking, please stay home. you are not helping us. but if you -- if you have a need, please, don't be afraid to call us. but if we will enforce the state of emergency. we have guys working their tails off, trying to make this thing a workable deal. and it's just an unbelievable disaster. >> and joining us on the phone now is rod russell. he is the spokesman for the indiana joint information center. good morning to you. what can you tell us about the latest death toll? >> caller: friday afternoon, a tornado swept through southwestern indiana. currently, we have 13 con
. >>> good evening. i'm john king. tonight deadly tornadoes pummel communities from alabama to indiana. we'll track the severe weather throughout this hour. >>> plus meet the law student rush limbaugh calls an slut and president obama labels a role model. >>> and with $4 gasoline on the horizon, the politicians have horizon, the politicians have the same old bandering promises. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> tonight we're tracking a danger ouz tornado outbreak. powerful twisters across ohio, tennessee, mississippi, alabama and indiana where four deaths have now been confirmed. in kentucky a yellow school bus slammed into a building. its front half obliterated. in tennessee, homes are ripped from their foundation, splintered by the winds. at least six people critically hurt in that state. in alabama a trailer home lifted up and crashed upside down near a tree. the naked lot and a few stairs all that's left. and here's a power line crumpled like a paper clip. millions are affected and this is far far from over. we're keeping an eye on it all with the help of our cnn meteorologist
only a little bit compared to 2008 ... >> at a u.s. senator who has represented indiana since 1977 can no longer vote in his home precinct republican richard lugar lost his residency fight yesterday in an election board in indiana voted 2-1 along party lines to strip him of his eligibility he sold his home in indianapolis and has lived in virginia ever since he was first elected a source at the national republican senatorial committee believes that the decision will not stand a colleague of senator mark kirk says that the senator's mind is sharp and he is coming back as he continues to recover from a stroke at the rehabilitation institute of chicago john shimkus says he has no doubt that the senator can cast knowledgeable votes today gov. quinn is appealing the fema decision not to help downstate areas that were destroyed by tornadoes or earlier this month the tornado that's what your harrisburg was one of many that hit the midwest over two weeks ago fema assessed the damage but denied the state's request for federal assistance fema found that private insurance state funding and char
against the clock to find survivors still stuck in this rubble. we're live in indiana with the latest. >> dave: and mitt romney steals another victory taking the washington state caucuses. is this the momentum he needs just two days before super tuesday, clayton? >> thank you, dave. the next time you want to fly you may want to listen to your flight attendant and turn off your cell phone. how a passenger's blackberry causes chaos in the sky. are you paying attention? ♪ >> good morning, everybody, thanks for waking up early with us, we know you want to know what happened through the midwest and the south. we begin with a fox news weather alert, the death toll from the twister outbreak is up to 38 people, and towns have been leveled and people's lives were destroyed in a blink of an eye. >> we looked through the back window in the basement and see the debris flying by and when it was done i, walked in the front porch and told the neighbor he'd lost his building. >> that man describing what he went through in piner, kentucky and we're hearing similar stories from all over the south an
this week. another massive system churning out funnel clouds, like this one in indiana that went all the way to back alabama. it's been bad in southern indiana, clark, kentucky, we got reports from all across the area. first, though, let's check in with chad myers for the latest on who is still in direct danger. >> we're still seeing storms with only five tornado warnings. that seems like a lot, but earlier tonight y had 29 separate tornado warnings for separate storms producing tornadoes on the ground. finally calming down because the heat of the day is gone. there's henriville, farther to the east, same tornado, but almost wiped out a town to the east. we also have incredible new video out of a tornado on the eastern section here of kentucky. kind of the coal fields of kentucky. west liberty, kentucky. this was by far in my opinion, watching the doppler radar, the strongest tornado on radar. doesn't mean it was the strongest one on the ground, but the rotation was the strongest and tightest, speeds going one way to another way were at least 100 miles per hour. this on radar looks like an e
. >> marina molina in the extreme weather center. mike tobin in henryville, indiana. check in with mike tobin, first. >> rick, everywhere is a profound scene of destruction. this house the roof the house was blown off. the location is right across the street from the henryville high school where students were sheltering in place. the local emergency authorities say this is proof that the air early warning system worked because of all of the people sheltering in the high school only one person was killed. i want to show you amateur video out of pe pekin indiana where you can see the funnel cloud forming in the sky and reaching its fury and reaching down toward the earth and cutting its path of destruction. we now know from the national weather service debris was pulled some 5,000 feet in the air before it was deposited. we also know as the tornado was working its way along the ground four people on that particular scene were are killed. marysville indiana. wiped out an entire town. back out here live you can see the power crews restoring power engaged in what is now the primary activity. there
of survival are surfacing, including a two-year-old girl found alive in a field, miles from her indiana home. i'm shannon bream. we begin on the road in ohio. carl is bound for columbus. hello. >> reporter: hi, shannon. we are headed toward columbus on 91 north here, in the buckeye state, where all the candidates are absence, but all eyes are turned. mitt romney's campaigning in tennessee with rick santorum and newt gingrich is in virginia, doing the sunday morning talk shows, romney's victory in washington state has given him new momentum. there is a new poll out that suggests that the race has tighten and santorum's lead has disappeared and it's a virtual tie, only 2 points ahead of the margin of error of the poll and fully 70% of republicans in ohio believe that ultimately, mitt romney will be the nominee. it has prompted a debate, shadow boxing between santorrum and gingrich over which one should drop out, in order for the other to coalesce conservatives and provide an alternate testify mitt romney. they were duking it out on the sunday shows this morning on exactly that subject. listen.
sreenivasan has the story. our colleagues at wtiu in bloomington, indiana, contributed to this report. >> reporter: the snow fell overnight in henryville, indiana, leaving a blanket of white over the tornado wreckage of homes and cars and adding new misery to what's left of the town of 2,000 people. wanda was one of the survivors. >> it has hindered it quite a bit because there are lots of people who still need tarps on their roof. of course you can't get on the roof to do that. it's too dangerous. hopefully the sun is coming out now. i've already seen a lot of the snow starting to melt. hopefully through the, you know, through the day that maybe they'll be able to get more things done. we just continue to, you know, pick things up. make sure that everybody has their most urgent needs met, make sure if we can get electric and water and those kinds of basics supplies to people so that they can stay in their houses because some people are not going to leave their homes. >> the tornado that hit henryville on friday was the worst of a deadly day whipping into the towns with winds of 175 m
from indiana, where this video was taken, all the way to alabama. damage widespread, but especially bad in southern indiana, parts of kentucky. total devastation parts of clark county, indiana. the town of henryville especially hard hit. at least five reported dead at this hour. state of emergency in kentucky. we've got reports from all across the area. first, though, i want to check in with chad myers for the very latest for who is still in direct danger right now. >> believe it or not even at this late hour and typically storms die off by now, we still have 19 different cells, 19 different storms that are rotating enough or have tornados on the ground to have tornado warnings on them. 19 separate storms. these storms go all wait from louisiana to florida to almost atlanta, georgia. one now crossing the border from atlanta. a little farther to the north on up, the third storm of the day for chattanooga right there, tornado warning on that, especially just off to the east. and then farther on up we're seeing pretty big weather still in eastern kentucky. that may be where the biggest tor
've seen in indiana, maybe in the state history. we have to go back to the record books and look that up. we've seen some very strong storms in indiana. the storms have now moved into areas of eastern kentucky, southern portions of indiana and southern portions of ohio. now approaching west virginia. ashland, ohio, area will see strong storms. and these are the account pictures from two hours ago. we saw this tornado in southern indiana. this is henriville, indiana. this is a high school that was hit. we saw a bus tossed literally halfway through a house. very strong winds. we had debris reported in cincinnati. incredible stuff. falling from the sky. the tornado didn't even go through cincinnati. this debris was picked up. we heard reports of asphalt from the road that was lifted up. it takes 180 to 200-mile-per-hour winds to do that. this is a wide spread outbreak that's occurring throughout areas of the ohio valley and tennessee valley. i want to go back to the weather maps to show you and update you on who is at risk. eastern portions of kentucky. as we move southwards. nashville, jus
rising star comes from indiana. >> an indiana lawmaker is taking a stand against girl scouts. state representative bob morris said he's against celebrating the group's 100th anniversary. >> in a letter that he wrote to his fellow representatives he says, "the girl scouts are a quote radicalized organization that promote abortion and homosexuality." >> stephen: yes. they meet in a church basement once a week, hold bake sales to raise money for field trips, and volunteer their time to help the elderly. you know, gay stuff! [ laughter ] and bob morris isn't just pulling these accusations out of his totally straight ass. in a letter to his fellow legislators, he said, quote, "i did a small amount of web-based research, and what i found is disturbing." [ laughter ] yes, and i did an even smaller amount of web-based research by typing girl scouts and lesbian into google images and what i found was depraved. i did not know you could earn a merit badge in scissoring. [ laughter ] so republicans, i feel good about this guy-- 'cuz i also did a small amount of web-based research by typing "bob
of tornadoes this week. another massive system churning out funnel clouds, like this one in indiana that went all the way to back alabama. it's been bad in southern indiana, clark, kentucky, we got reports from all across the area. first, though, let's check in with chad myers for the latest on who is still in direct danger. >> we're still seeing storms with only five tornado warnings. that seems like a lot, but earlier tonight y had 29 separate tornado warnings for separate storms producing tornadoes on the ground. finally calming down because the heat of the day is gone. there's henriville, farther to the east, same tornado, but almost wiped out a town to the east. we also have incredible new video out of a tornado on the eastern section here of kentucky. kind of the coal fields of kentucky. west liberty, kentucky. this was by far in my opinion, watching the doppler radar, the strongest tornado on radar. doesn't mean it was the strongest one on the ground, but the rotation was the strongest and tightest, speeds going one way to another way were at least 100 miles per hour. this on radar loo
are now on the ground in kentucky and indiana. fema has also dispatched teams to those states to begin damage assessment. but one state is holding off on asking for federal help. ohio governor john kasich says first the state wants to assess the damage for themselves before asking the obama administration for assistance. cnn's athena jones is in tornado-ravaged henryville, indiana. athena, i want to start with the ohio governor's decision not to ask federal authorities to come into the states to survey the damage. and why he did that. >> reporter: well, from what we understand, carol, there's not as much damage in ohio as there is here in indiana. as you can see behind me, just this bus through this home. so ohio authorities right now are assessing the damage themselves. they believe at the moment that they are going to be able to handle it. of course, that could change at any moment. so they are holding off. what we understand, they are holding off on asking for federal help until they know that they need it, until they know they can't handle it themselves. as you know, the president,
zee starts the coverage in indiana. good morning, ginger. >> good morning, everyone. covered in a french two inches of snow, the twisted shredded town of henryville is difficult to see this morning. but look at the scene around me. i am actually in someone's living room. wait till you see the pictures we're about to show you. you'll get a sense of how frightening it was to be in the cross hairs of this tornado. >> oh, no, get back! >> mom, do we need to jump in the car? >> jump in the car! >> run. run. >> come on, get out, get out, get out! [ siren ] >> oh, my god. >> reporter: nature's fury caught on tape. >> back up! >> reporter: the monster tornadoes, part of a violent line of twisters that demolished towns in five state, killing at least 38 people. >> unbelievable. >> reporter: more than 100 tornado reports since friday. at least 42 confirmed. this one packing winds as high as 175 miles per hour. this ef-4 tornado did this to the town of marysville, indiana. the destruction we see from the ground is mind-numbing from above. oh. schools and homes annihilated. this house is
following the story from the beginning and joins us live from henryville, indiana. good morning to you. >> hey, gretchen. yeah, it was such a big story around here and really kind of the story that everybody was holding on to for hope for baby angel babcock who was a 14-month-old lone survivor in her family. her parents, 2-year-old brother and infant sister were in the storm together, huddled together in the hallway of a trailer. she was the only survivor until yesterday, her extended family had to make the decision to pull her off of life support. and she died at 4:10 p.m. yesterday. the extended family members had been talking a little bit, take a listen to what one of them had to say. >> it's very hard to imagine that we lost all of them. >> we've been through a lot, everything. and as anyone can imagine. >> losing an entire family, the grandparents are alive and grieving. extended family members who were with angel over the last couple of days and certainly making a heartbreaking decision. that just one of the stories that starts to trickle out here and then now they're having to
very close. >> i was in indiana. we were covered, the tornado, we pulled off at the henryville exit, and moment after we arrived, we saw the twister coming across the highway right at us. the video was incredible. but it came across, we ran inside a nearby convenience store with about half a dozen other people. >> we're showing the video now. >> it went by, and waited for it. the building shook. the lights went off. the noise was incredible. and it passed right in front of us. fortunately, where we were, we were not injured, but across the street from us, a few hundred yards away, total devastation. a gas station across the street, 200 yards from us, leveled. a complex beyond the gas station leveled. trees torn down. an amazing sight to see, but there were heroic people there who immediately began to go in and pull people out. i don't think there were any injuries -- there were injuries, no deaths in this area. an amazing sight in the middle of a twister as it bears down on you. >> lawrence, we're looking at the images of you and your crew took as you were trying to seek safety from
to the end of the process. look what we've given santorum. kentucky, west virginia, north carolina, indiana, wisconsin, even if he won all of those states with gingrich in the race getting some delegates, romney coming in second or coming in third and getting some delegates, look what happens. romney still clinching the nomination. still clinches the nomination. maybe. maybe if santorum could take away california romney still clinches the nomination. santorum would also have to win some place like new jersey to deny him. even then romney would have a big lead. that's one scenario. even if you take gingrich out on theory he exits the race say after a santorum victory in louisiana. most polls suggest again even being extraordinarily generous to senator santorum that romney will be difficult to beat. let me show you that scenario. going to change the map a little bit. first we go back to where we are today. give you a scenario. even if you take speecher gingrich out, let's say again santorum wins wisconsin, indiana, switch that one, let's say he wins west virginia, we'll switch that one. he wi
. >>> it was a different story for another number 1 seed. as tom seeded kentucky battled indiana. kentucky led for most of the game. both teams went on a scoring frenzy. in the end, no bracket busting in this one. kentucky beats indiana. 102-90. >>> so, now the elite 8 is set and it starts tonight on eyewitness news. >> it is a good day to watch it, you will be indoors because of the weather. >> yes. we planned it that way. >> yes. the watch eyewitness news. >> yes. all of the weather man got together to keep you hostage. >>> all right. coming up next -- on eyewitness news saturday morning -- ,,,,,,, >>> today going to 68 degrees. 68 tomorrow as well. thunderstorms today and then showers tonight. showers tomorrow. we will see clearing late in the afternoon. 60 on monday. the temperatures take the hit on tuesday. 55 degrees. 72 and 64 on wednesday and thursday. overnight lows on monday and tuesday will be low enough that the north and west could see freezing. the temperatures down below 32. >>> if you spend at least a few hour as day in front of the computer listen up. your eyes are probably paying a bi
ones as well. up next, he speaks out. >>> when a monster tornado hit henryville, indiana, this was one of the first images that we showed you, a school bus impaled into a restaurant. well, now take a look at this surveillance video from inside the bus as the tornado rips through it. moments before, there were 11 students inside, and the bus driver, angel perry, made a last-minute decision that would save their lives. she turned the bus around, headed back to school, and you can hear her just minutes before on the radio. >> everybody stay together. our group together right now. go, go, go, go, go, go! one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine -- come on! 10, eleven, go, go, go! >> you've got to love it. she counts every child on that bus. and makes sure they are safe. angel, you saved those kids from this. your name speaks for itself. you are today's rock star. ♪ believe in the power ♪ i believe ♪ i believe in the power ♪ i believe that you can rescue me ♪ ♪ i believe ♪ i believe in the power ♪ i believe ♪ i believe ♪ that you can rescue me e up t. or choo
the south and the midwest. henryville, indiana, as we reported, got hit hard way a massive twister. for the first time a look at funnel cloud as it took aim at one couple who did not get out of the way in time. susan candiotti has their story. >> kept coming, getting bigger and bigger. it was way on the other side, and you could see it coming down. >> i'm recording it now. >> this is crazy. >> reporter: from their living room window, lenora and her husband wayne saw a tornado coming at them in the distance. both of you grabbed a camera? >> we both had our little cameras and doing it. >> that's as far -- ah -- >> man, that's a big one, too. it's a huge one. >> listen to it. >> he did not like storms. he watched them, and he liked seeing them, but i was a storm lover. >> reporter: but this twister was for real. >> it's coming right toward henryville. maybe we should tell them. >> it won't move. >> it's coming here. it's picking up. it's picking stuff up. look, you can see it rotate. >> hope it goes to the north of us. it looks like it's heading right towards us. >> we could see it li
huge portions newscast midwest and southeast tonight. storms leaving a trail of destruction in indiana, ken tucky and ohio, killing at least 20 people. the death toll could continue to rise throughout the night as we receive updates from local authorities. some of the worst damage is in southern indiana. violent weather there killing at least 14 people. in one town, completely wiped off the map and tearing a roof off a high school. this comes just days after a huge storm system triggered dozens of tornados that left 13 dead in illinois, missouri, tennessee and kansas. now back to "on the record." and for all of your headlines, go to foxnews.com. you are watching the most powerful name in news, fox newschannel. stay with us. >> >> oklahoma on super tuesday. the governor has not made an endorsement. will she announce her pick before the primary? good evening. >> reporter: how are you, greta? >> very well. are you going to endorse between now and super tuesday? and if so, do we get the pleasure of having it here? now? >> reporter: i am not planning on endorsing right now. you know, oak is
month old angel babcock was found alive in an indiana field. people thought she might survive but she did not. she subsequently died from her injuries. >> joseph babcock, his wife mariah and two of their children were killed in the tornadoes friday. their mobile home torn to sheds. 15-month-old baby found in a field drew national attention, she too became the platest victim sunday after she was taken off life support. the section of this indiana town wiped out along with an entire family. >> bill: check two, more problems for the chevy volt. the electric car is not selling well, production will halt for five weeks. doesn't help that the volt is being mocked on the net. >> the volt was the first car that truly got me excited and looking into the prospect of buying american again. >> yeah, i have heard they are catching on fire in some cases but i found that the fire really helps me get to my destination faster for fear of my life. also, people really move out of the way when giant hunks of metal are hurdling towards them. i'm really proud of what g.m. has been able to accomplish by wor
guard troops are helping out those in indiana and kentucky as well. i want to go to kentucky, to rob marciano standing in the mess, in the snow in west liberty. you were saying lack of power and lack of communication have been major challenges for folks in that area. >> yeah, that's just the scope of it. for this town, the whole town is wiped out. there is virtually no building that went untouched. because this tornado at one point was a mile wide. imagine, if you will, pry afternoon around 5:30, the tornado coming up and over that ridge, spiralling down into this valley and just progressing across the center of this town and taking out nearly everything in its sight. most of the debris has been cleared off the road, but it's just really been pushed up against the sidewalk, kind of like sweeping things under the rug. just enough to get the work crews in here so they can do further work, so they can string power poles, so they can get some roofing supplies in here to whatever structures somewhat remain, to get contractors in here like across the street that are setting up plywood and
's just wrong about the data. in fact, the data from states like georgia, like indiana which have had photo id laws in place now for more than six years shows that it does not suppress the vote. in fact, the turn out of african americans and hispanics for example in georgia went up significantly in the state and the two federal elections held since then. in the lawsuits filed by organizations like the naacp and others against the georgia and indiana laws. those lawsuits were thrown out because the courts found they were run not discriminatory, and two because the plaintiffs couldn't produce anyone who would be unable to vote because of these voter id laws. >> ifill: pardon me. let me ask about this. what is the problem that these new laws are attempting to fix. >> they prevent a series of things. for example, impersonation fraud at the polls. voting under fictitious voter registration names or people who already died. voting by illegal aliens, and there's been plenty of cases of people registering and voting. also, they can deter individuals from voting who are registered in more tha
, show is complicating the clean up and recovery efforts in kentucky and indiana after a series of devastating tornadoes swept across the south and midwest. in all, 39 people were killed across five states. these pictures from a cnn aye reporter in indiana showed the terrifying power of one of the storms. here's more now of the dramatic i-report as the storm let hen henryville, indiana. >> we got to get out of the house. >> look at that! >> holy, cow, my friend lives right over there, too. >> in all the that storm system brought at least 42 tornados to ten states. >>> other news, syrian troops where expanding their violent crackdown on the opposition. lisa sylvester is monitor that and other top stories in "the situation room." what's going on. >> hi, wolf, according to a human rights group linked to the opposition, at least eight people were killed in cities across the country including a 14-year-old shot by a sniper. government security forces are stepping up raised and have detained hundreds of civilians. they say as many as 2,000 refugees have crossed into lebanon since yest
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